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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

‘Trails end, baby, they all end’: Texas removes Augie Garrido after 20 seasons

For someone who has played and coached baseball for the better part of 70 years, Augie Garrido surprisingly says he doesn’t love the sport. After particularly excruciating losses, Garrido has been known to dip into his bank of one-liners and damn the game “a cruel mistress.”

On Monday, he learned just how cruel it can be. At a morning meeting with athletic director Mike Perrin, Texas ended months of speculation and dismissed Garrido, college baseball’s winningest coach, for not winning enough. He’s out after 20 seasons and eight appearances in the College World Series, two of which ended with national titles for the Longhorns in 2002 and 2005.

Zach Posted: May 31, 2016 at 12:01 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: college baseball, texas

‘Trails end, baby, they all end’: Texas removes Augie Garrido after 20 seasons

For someone who has played and coached baseball for the better part of 70 years, Augie Garrido surprisingly says he doesn’t love the sport. After particularly excruciating losses, Garrido has been known to dip into his bank of one-liners and damn the game “a cruel mistress.”

On Monday, he learned just how cruel it can be. At a morning meeting with athletic director Mike Perrin, Texas ended months of speculation and dismissed Garrido, college baseball’s winningest coach, for not winning enough. He’s out after 20 seasons and eight appearances in the College World Series, two of which ended with national titles for the Longhorns in 2002 and 2005.

Zach Posted: May 31, 2016 at 11:59 AM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: college baseball, texas

 

 

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